You don’t have to be confident in the economy to invest. If you’re smart, you’ll find ways of enhancing your overall portfolio even in the worst of times. But that means you do have to know how to cast a wider net. It means you do have to know how to diversify. And when it […]
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A tough market. Foggy financial news. A world that seems like it’s standing on the edge of the knife. More investors flocking to gold. If you read the headlines, you might draw the same conclusion that millions have: that now is the time to invest in gold. But when it comes to your retirement plans, […]
If you’re like most investors, you look at the stock market these days and think, “what the heck is happening?” A Self-Directed IRA is one solution for ensuring that you can navigate a tough market. But how can you make sure that happens? How do you navigate a tough market by guiding your own Self-Directed […]
The economy’s uncertain, numbers seem to point in opposite directions, and there’s an increased demand for retirement solutions of real, tangible value. The Real Estate IRA has many investors interested, and for good reason. Or, rather—three reasons. Here are some of the top explanations for investor interest in the art of the Real Estate IRA—and […]
There are a lot of great things about holding assets using a Self-Directed IRA: Tax deferral is a valuable benefit – and the tax-free growth that a Roth IRA provides is even more valuable. There are terrific asset protection benefits to using IRAs and other retirement accounts, as well. The problem: There’s only so much […]
Do you know a number of experienced, successful business owner with a solid business model and his or her feet on the ground? Do you want you get an above-market return on your Self-Directed IRA assets? If you aren’t planning on needing the money for a while – and if you can handle the usual […]
If you want to get the most out of your retirement, we have three words for your: knowledge is power. No, we’re not talking about any sort of “inside” knowledge when it comes to investing, or any sort of illegal trips and tricks. We’re talking about real investing knowledge: knowledge about the different types of […]
Real Estate IRA Update: Maturing Charlotte Real Estate Market May Hold Opportunities for Self-Directed IRA Private Lending The real estate market in Charlotte is going strong, though it seems to be reaching a mature stage for Self-Directed IRA investors. That was the central theme of the Charlotte Commercial Forecast, a conference put on last week […]
As most regular readers know, it’s quite easy to engage in private lending within a Self-Directed IRA. All you need to do is open an account with American IRA, fund it, find people who need to borrow money, agree on a reasonable rate of interest, and let us know who they are and how much […]
Self-Directed IRA fans, rejoice – there’s a lot more to self-directed investing than just the Self-Directed IRA. And that’s great news for some people with higher incomes who don’t qualify for deductible or Roth IRA contributions. The tax code actually allows investors to leverage the flexibility and diversification potential of self-directed investing with the tax […]
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